Is This The British Army's 'Sorting Hat'? • GURKHA SELECTION | Forces TV

July 26, 2019

if you know your Harry Potter this is the Gurkha equivalent of the sorting hat the unit representatives take their places on the square and each recruit knows exactly where he wants to go I want to be in disorder and why why do I want to be in country switches we get a chance to differ in all of the world I think is the best life for me well first you need to buy that this is going to apply for electricians plumbers eating's likewise that's why I like to go in engineers and ie nervous of its nervous Gurkha company try to give every recruit his first choice a happy soldier will do a good job but it's not always possible the man with the task of deciding the futures of 270 recruits his girth company officer commanding major Prem Guren because of the brigade needs I have to send someone in a different area than their chosen one and that's where the difficulty comes into play and then the some training teams individuals wants to send no no no this individual better suited to on that and some training teams will say no no no I want to take that in my unit none other I want to take on that my units so to manage that interest of my training team and plus the individuals sometimes it's quite difficult and sometimes I have to make hard decisions and that's life and I'm there to make that decisions you pleased it sorry Brendan yep I'm absolutely it's done and I'm pretty much here the boys are also happy as the roll call begins the recruits can only stand and wait to hear their fate one by one the recruits shoot off to their new families were welcomed into the fold if I were there I will be confused and lost and thinking that oh my god whether my name will be called on to the chosen one or not I will be in a mix of anxiety nervous big time yeah it's big day it's big day because this is where they will spend the rest of career a portion amount is very exciting and of course this is all factored into the growth brigade of Gurkhas where we've increased our recruiting will increase a little bit more and I know that the units are all really excited about the new blood that is coming their way feeling really excited and happy we are over the yeah yes it was our first choice and we are over the moon to get our first choice and you both got into the same with bedroom is that that's a good thing yes your friends yes finally when my name was Cola I was very much happy and I I ran with a lot of joy happiness so meanly Merganser combat engineer technical I get how does it feel to have that badge now it's like we're taking of one kind of big responsibility in our soldier that we have to carry we have to carry a registry of our ancestors it's very big thing to be in here thanks to the hard work of major Prem seventy seven percent this year received their first choice they'll wear their new berets proudly till the end of the day then they must pack them neatly away with still eight weeks of training to go they're not allowed back out until the very last day of their final exercise you


  • Reply Jimmy Jagger July 26, 2019 at 2:56 pm

    they look brilliant and we as british should be so proud of them and what they have done in wars as allies and  for us fearsome worriers   .

  • Reply Matt D July 26, 2019 at 2:56 pm

    No one can say a bad thing about the Gurkhas. We're lucky to have these fierce warriors

  • Reply Mind War July 26, 2019 at 2:56 pm

    Nepal's leader is a broker thief when sell these guys they dont know

  • Reply Hangna llama July 26, 2019 at 2:56 pm

    Yo that man with JIMEE is my uncle my cousins dad

  • Reply Lokendra Gharti Magar July 26, 2019 at 2:56 pm

    Major is Thote raxa?
    Uslai recruit garda teeth herena ki ?😂

  • Reply hot damn! July 26, 2019 at 2:56 pm

    poor nepalese serving for other cause and yet the britain give them a little.

  • Reply bell brown July 26, 2019 at 2:56 pm

    it is called modern slavery

  • Reply Nitesh Tamang July 26, 2019 at 2:56 pm

    A big Appeal to Nepal government why you not sent chhetri bahun pradhan etc etc to British Army

  • Reply Htoo Doh July 26, 2019 at 2:56 pm

    Do they live in England?

  • Reply limesh sahu July 26, 2019 at 2:56 pm

    gurkha the great….jai mahakali gorkha aaali

  • Reply TheHynzee July 26, 2019 at 2:56 pm

    What a Great Peoples we are so lucky to have them…

  • Reply Bluepurgatory1 July 26, 2019 at 2:56 pm

    I hope the The Brexit Party make it one of their polices to put the great back in the British Army. We do not need or want snowflakes in the British Army we want Gurkas.

  • Reply Boedhi Margono July 26, 2019 at 2:56 pm

    They look harmless

  • Reply Michael O'Brien July 26, 2019 at 2:56 pm

    I told my Gurkha S,Sgt, even though they are commissioning him rather than being the first Gurkha going through the Foreman of Signals route, "Take the commission, and use it to make sure a Gurkha gets FoS".

  • Reply Brian Caulder July 26, 2019 at 2:56 pm

    Gurkha mercenarys they have had a good innings and we should never have destroyed Aldershot at the whim of a B rated actress.Joanna Lumley pay them and return them to Naple pronto.

  • Reply the lone ranger July 26, 2019 at 2:56 pm

    Polluting killing janjati indierectly passively from home country gurkha recruitment

  • Reply Tim Zeneli July 26, 2019 at 2:56 pm

    Gurkhas are more loyal than dogs ❤
    But they are treated like rats $€£¥
    And they still are Loyal to Britain ❤
    Good Great Strong people with Discipline and humanity 👍
    Britain is paying and giving more money and freedom to a Fake asylum seeker rather than someone who is willing to fight and give the live for it
    What a joke……

  • Reply Steven Henry July 26, 2019 at 2:56 pm

    Very proud of our Gurka Brothers. Proud to have served along side them.

    Form a British Veteran

  • Reply Bishal ido July 26, 2019 at 2:56 pm

    Saroj Tamang Dai

  • Reply maura lalaland July 26, 2019 at 2:56 pm

    ajkal ta.khatey haru pani gurkha van na sak xa.

  • Reply Bishal Monger July 26, 2019 at 2:56 pm

    I’m also an infantryman in Canadian Armed Force since i do not have any Nepali friends in my battalion. They are lucky to have each other.

  • Reply AMANDEEP SINGH July 26, 2019 at 2:56 pm

    God knows why they are using gorkha they are best but queens intentions seems very very bad

  • Reply -D -C July 26, 2019 at 2:56 pm

    What's wrong didn't you think Anonymous couldn't get into the Army we are an Army. And we're coming after the crown.

  • Reply MELLO GANG BIGGEST FAN July 26, 2019 at 2:56 pm


  • Reply देश भक्ति नेपाल July 26, 2019 at 2:56 pm

    super power gorkha army

  • Reply Mohan Sandal July 26, 2019 at 2:56 pm

    10000 elite gurkha, train 10000 hours each, one cruise missle from Royal Navt of Britain, no more gurkha

  • Reply Gorakh Kumar Gupta YOGI GORAKHNATH GUPTA July 26, 2019 at 2:56 pm

    I am Gorkha shahu

  • Reply The ShadyBlackbird July 26, 2019 at 2:56 pm

    Highest respect for these guys

  • Reply Ra Ba July 26, 2019 at 2:56 pm

    Rented tatoos why lost war in Afghanistan and quit leave USA alone.gurkhas scare from taliban

  • Reply Pete Hall July 26, 2019 at 2:56 pm

    Of course, it does help If one can actually spell Gurkha correctly. Profuse apologies!

  • Reply Pete Hall July 26, 2019 at 2:56 pm

    I have the greatest respect for the Ghurkas, who have stood shoulder to shoulder with us for so long. Their service to The Crown has been exemplary.

  • Reply Bhimraj Ranapahelee July 26, 2019 at 2:56 pm

    There are only the Gorkha militaries talent and brilliant all over the world . The Gorkhas military will not worry even for himself when their will be a war world 💪👊💪👊💪💪💪BUT the Gorkha military will worry for their whole team .😎

  • Reply लछुमान सुनार July 26, 2019 at 2:56 pm

    जय नेपाल जय मातु भुमी i love my Nepal 😍😘😘🇳🇵🇳🇵🇳🇵🇳🇵💪💪👌👌👌🙏🌺🌺🍁❤️❤️❤️❤️

  • Reply Patrick B. July 26, 2019 at 2:56 pm

    When you hear about the gurkhas the only thing you can do is give them respect

  • Reply The Jolly Kangaroo July 26, 2019 at 2:56 pm

    Bloody hell those Gurkhas are fast.

  • Reply lynnie helmsh July 26, 2019 at 2:56 pm

    They are just dogs for the queen.

  • Reply Derek Stynes July 26, 2019 at 2:56 pm

    Among the Best Troops in the World and They are the Most Faithful and Loyal Friendly Soldiers to Serve with .

  • Reply Xavier Guichard July 26, 2019 at 2:56 pm

    Gurkhas : ones of the betters soldiers in the World ….

  • Reply Rod Templar July 26, 2019 at 2:56 pm

    God bless the gurkha

  • Reply Amit Bhakuni July 26, 2019 at 2:56 pm

    Definitely britishers knows the value of these men ..thats y they hav ruled in entire world

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